Media Partner | Bank Innovation

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About Us

Bank Innovation is produced by Royal Media Group, a media company that has served the financial services industry since 1995. The site offers industry professionals a unique forum for sharing information, reading news, posting blogs, and e-networking with colleagues.

Bank Innovation tracks and encourages innovation in banking. We record innovation successes and failures at a site at which bankers of common ilk and dreams can come together to share ideas and insights. Irreverent? Maybe. But our goals are true: to make banking better.

The Bank Innovation Team

JJ Hornblass, Senior Editor

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JJ previously started the first iteration of Bank Innovation back in 2007, and has been working on it ever since. He also serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of Royal Media Group (RMG), Bank Innovation’s parent. He founded RMG in 1995 and oversees all aspects of the New York-based diversified media company. Prior to forming RMG, JJ was on the editorial staff of American Banker, the daily newspaper, and worked as an editor of a business magazine in Hong Kong. As a reporter and editor, he has won journalism awards from the National Press Foundation, Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Foundation, and the Reader’s Digest Foundation. He has a BS in Economics from Yeshiva University and a Master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in New York City with his wife, two daughters, and son. He counts among his accomplishments one New York City Marathon, two New York City Triathlons and the 2010 Father’s Day 5K, the first race he ever ran with his daughters.

Mary Wisniewski, Editor

Mary Wisniewski @marymwisniewski

Mary joined the Bank Innovation team in 2011 and serves as its editor, blogger and content curator. She covers the commerce, fintech and small business beats. She also oversees RMG’s custom publications, manages the freelancing team and contributes stories for the media company’s print publications. Prior to working at RMG, Mary was the fashion editor at National Jeweler magazine, where she contributed, among other things, coverage of international jewelry shows, Fashion Week, rising gold prices, bloody Burmese gemstones and a Bill Clinton watch junket. Her written work has also appeared in Cracked, Billboard and a number of fashion blogs and business publications. Mary has a BA in Journalism from Pepperdine University in Malibu. She grew up on a dirt road in the suburbs of Detroit and currently lives in New York with two roommates, a record player, an espresso machine and a toy poodle. Mary is endlessly curious and follows anything that grabs her. Current interests include literature, anthropology, travel, essays and fashion. She is fond of good conversation, oceans, startups, dandyism, coffee, cemeteries, Cat Stevens, Gregor von Rezzori, Oscar Wilde and Gidget.

How to reach us:

Bank Innovation
80 Broad St, Suite 1701
New York, NY 10004
T 212.564.8972
@BankInnovation
@CommerceInnovation
info@royalmedia.com

Advertising Inquiries:

Josh Ernst
Senior Account Exec
t 212.991.6735
jernst@royalmedia.com

Media Partner | Transaction World Magazine

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About Transaction World Magazine

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Transaction World Magazine is a full-color monthly publication serving the electronic payments industry. Our current monthly circulation is over 20,000  individuals and our online magazine receives over 100,000 views a month.

Editorial content is designed to inform and highlight topics of particular interest to the payments executive and sales team.  In our 12th year of publishing,  Transaction World brings you cutting-edge editorial about new products, trends, legislation, marketing, investment and risk management,  Transaction World gives you all the latest every month.

Please visit our website at www.transactionworldmagazine.com to read our latest issue, view upcoming conferences, enroll in a complimentary subscription or to email our Editor, Cynthia Bailey.

Advertise your products and services in Transaction World Magazine, download our media kit here

 

AUGUST 2012

 

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Spending Trends :: Silvio Tavares

Could Your Phone Replace Your Bank? :: Harold Montgomery

After the Compromise: Incident Response Plans and Mitgating the Damage :: Heather Mark

The Impact of the Fortress Mentality and Today’s Compliance Strategies :: Chris Mark

Industry “Insiders” Open Up About the Mobile Wallet :: Dorothea Bozicolona-Volpe

The Changing Landscape of Unused Gift Cards :: Bill Hardekopf

Credit Card Reform the Morning After: Good for the Consumer? Good for Commerce? :: Jim Romeo

The Joys and Jabs of Merchant Services :: Mark Dunn

5 Keys to Developing a Successful Social Media Strategy :: Bette Price

Could Intuition Be Your Competitive Edge? :: Marc Beauchamp

 

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Media Partner | The Paypers

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About The Paypers

The Paypers (www.thepaypers.com) is the leading independent source of news and analysis for professionals in the global payments industry. Our products are created by payment professionals and cover all significant developments in financial transactions, with a special focus on online payments, online banking, mobile payments, e-invoicing, e-identity and SEPA.

The Paypers targets a very specific readership: the global payments professional. Payments professionals including analysts, CEOs, CFOs, treasurers, business managers, consultants, product managers, business development managers, sales and marketing professionals in over 120 countries already stay up to speed by reading news and analysis by The Paypers.

For more information contact us at info@thepaypers.com.

Mobile Payments Market Guide 2012 – Insights in the global mobile financial services ecosystem

Research Type: Overview
Published: 17 Apr 2012
Pages: 138
File Type: PDF
Size: 9833kb
Analysts: Gaza Monica
Geographic Scope:    World
Editions: Mobile Payments
Topics: ClientCompanyMarketOnline-Payments,ProductServices
Companies: The Paypers Mobey Forum Efma SIMalliance Smart Payment Association

 

The Paypers proudly presents The Mobile Payments Market Guide 2012, a comprehensive overview of the global m-payments market, mapping out on-going initiatives, success stories and industry players, be they MNOs, banks, technology providers, phone manufacturers and payment processors.

The Mobile Payments Market Guide 2012 provides an in-depth look at the global mobile financial services ecosystem, combining insight from key stakeholders and top-level industry thought leaders with a comprehensive overview of market players.

Our partners in putting together the guide are powerful industry organizations: Mobey Forum, the bank-led association defining a sustainable and prosperous mobile financial services ecosystem; Efma, a not-for-profit association specializing in retail financial marketing with over 3,000 brands in 130 countries as active members; SIMalliance, the non-profit trade association dedicated to supporting the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services across the globe; Smart Payment Association, which represents around 87% of the smart payment cards market and whose members have delivered more than 798 million smart payment cards in 2010; and Innopay, a leading consultancy firm specializing in online and mobile payment development.

The guide lists over 280 profiles of companies in the mobile financial services ecosystem and features both thought leadership articles and actual business cases providing information as well as food for thought.

The Mobile Payments Market Guide 2012 aims to provide an arena where voices from all across the industry – regulators, technology companies, banks, payments processors and consumers – can expose their vision, discuss issues such as security, business models and revenue opportunities, and argue the case for what they consider to be the way forward in mobile financial services.

Election Day Networking Dinner At City Hall

 This premium event requires an additional registration fee.  This optional event is not included in the standard conference registration package.

 

Join Us Election Day ~ November 6th At City Hall!

 

You are cordially invited to join us Election Day at Tuesday November 6th at 8:30 PM for a Pre-Conference Networking Dinner at Steven Haas’ City Hall Restaurant in beautiful downtown Miami.

This dinner serves as a starting point for the conference. Allowing presenters, panelists and delegates alike to meet and establish relationships with those who share common interests and goals.

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Steven Haas City Hall Restaurant will allow you to be who you are and have fun in the process. We are here to always make you feel welcomed and that you are part of the party.  Lets Not Take Life So Seriously— HAVE FUN AND JOIN THE PARTY!

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The All American Bistro! Featuring American Comfort Food with an amazing twist. Get prepared for Flavor, Presentation and a Restaurant that just does not know how to say NO!

All Inclusive :: Appetizers, Dinner Selection, Desserts, Open Bar, Taxes & Gratuity  ~ $99.00

 

Register Today For This Optional Networking Dinner – Limited Seating – Register Now!

~ Culinary Selections ~ 

Appetizers :: Served Family Style

  • Tuna Tartar with Truffle-Soy Vinaigrette, Papaya, Avocado, Wakame and Crispy Wontons
  • Baked Eggplant – Reggiano Parmesan, Mozzarella and Herb Marinara
  • Mixed Baby Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Carrot, Avocado, Toasted Sunflower Seeds and Herb Vinaigrette

Entrees :: Your Choice Of

  • Grilled Pork Chop with Bourbon Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Southern Cooked Collard Greens and Creole Mustard Reduction
  • Sesame Seared North Atlantic Salmon with a Shiitake Jasmine Rice, Baby Bok Choy, Toasted Cashews and Miso Glaze
  • Grilled Skirt Steak with Tri-Color Couscous, Kalamata Olives, Crumbled Goat Cheese and Tomato-Coriander Vinaigrette
  • Country Fried Chicken, Natural Gravy, Local Honey, Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes

Desserts :: Served Family Style

  • Chef’s Assorted Collection

Beverages :: Selection & Details

  • Open Premium Bar, Bottled Water, Iced Tea, Soda and American Coffee – Alcoholic beverages only served to those 21 & over.

Media Partner | Loyalty Payments

Mobile Loyalty Payments

Mobile Loyalty Payments is a mobile commerce news space. We are bunch of mobility enthusiasts who are crazy and excited about mobile, mobile loyalty, mobile payments, mobile location-based services, mobile commerce & mobile search.

Going forward we look forward to start a strategy and advisory practice, which leverages our expertise and trusted relationships across the mobile money services value chain including Retail merchants, MNO’s, Banks, Trusted Service Managers and Credit/Debit card issuers, to deliver a full spectrum of services from business & product strategy, market research, product development to delivery.

We would bring our analytical, strategic and operational strengths in the mobile commerce and payments sector to augment our client’s capabilities in building customer centric mobile payment solutions that go beyond the payment experience.

For more information visit our website at www.loyaltypayments.com

Feel Free to get in touch for:

  1. Advertising Inquiry
  2. If you would like to Contribute for certain specific topic
  3. To know more
  4. Any others queries :-)

Email: contact at loyaltypayments dot com

Media Partner | Payment Eye

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Intro imagePaymentEye is the foremost global news intelligence and analysis tool for a network of professionals involved in the payments sector worldwide, from innovative start-ups and clearing banks to merchant PoS innovators and mobile solutions companies.

Since the modern industry works on the free flow of information, we bring together the latest editorial insight with the broadest and most intelligent content to allow everyone to keep ahead of where the sector is going – all at no cost to the end reader.

PaymentEye is one of a new portfolio of Blenheim Chalcot Media websites, powered by StrategyEye PUBLISHER platform, aimed to provide critical, real-time intelligence on the payment industry.

 

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For Industry Executives

  • Subscribe to our daily newsletter and receive intelligence on key industry developments
  • Track the latest VC, M&A and partnership deals, product launches and industry insights
  • Our sophisticated vertical intelligence engine monitors global payment news ensuring that headlines from all corners of the globe are captured for your consideration

For Solution Providers

  • Personalise your company profile and connect with our highly focused audience
  • Raise awareness of your products and services
  • Engage and communicate with our readership by publishing white papers
  • Advertise on the site or feature in our daily newsletter

For Major Corporations

  • Keep an eye on industry trends and developments
  • Track your competition, their ideas and innovations
  • Stay informed of new players, products, services and technologies influencing the market
  • Identify the latest acquisitions and partnerships and how they affect your business
  • Publish white papers and tell people about your market perspectives

Contact Us

For editorial or white-paper editorial@paymenteye.com

For sponsorship or advertising enquiries advertising@paymenteye.com

General enquiries info@paymenteye.com

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Marketing Partner | National Unlimited

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Introducing National Unlimited

Distributor of mobile phones and data devices with extensive knowledge experience in GSM, CDMA, and 3G devices. Our services include product sourcing, development, fulfillment, software provisioning, homologation support, customizing, and reverse logistics.

Providing excellent service and on time deliveries of quality products, including procurement and service needs. We believe in creating cost-effective solutions to fit the customer’s needs and in doing so earning our client’s business and confidence. National Unlimited is not looking to be just a vendor but a valued partner. The success of our client is genuine and what’s most important to us.

We not only deal with wireless airtime, but with wholesale of handsets and accessories, priding ourselves on customer experience to ensure we are your one stop shop of all things prepaid.

Save time, let us take care of things for you. No need to stress over separate shipping of orders, or whether or not the phone works. All our handsets are backed by a 180 day warranty, so you know we mean business.

National Unlimited Services Include:

  • We Source Factory Sealed HandsetsHandset Fulfillment
  • 3G USB Modems, Routers and Data Cards
  • Software & Packaging Customization
  • Branding & De-branding
  • Distribution
  • Homologation Support
  • Sourcing
  • Software Provisioning
  • Warehousing
  • Out of Warranty Repairs
  • Handset Replacement Programs
  • New & Refurbished Handsets
  • Warranty Programs
Point Of Sale Activation (POSA)

The majority of prepaid wireless sales rely on hard cards to be in stock. Having to purchase minimums of denominations, it’s no wonder it gets harder to make a profit with the less popular denominations sitting on a shelf. Why invest in cards that don’t move, taking up valuable capital and space? Is it wise to pay for product that may or may not sell? We have a solution to this problem, eliminate hard cards altogether. Our POSA system allows you to pay for only what you sell. No stock needed!

Our competitive rates are appealing and worth switching for, our portfolio includes:

  • Prepaid Wireless Airtime
  • International Long Distance
  • Direct Top UpPoint Of Sale Activation
  • Store Value Cards
  • Bill Payments
  • Prepaid Debit Cards
  • Loyalty Program
  • Merchant Services
  • Sidelines POSA
  • Terminal & PC Solutions
  • Account Access
  • Support ISO, Distributors & Merchants
  • MVNO/Carriers
  • Unlimited Calling, Texting and Data Plans
  • Copies of coverage maps for MVNOs
  • CDMA Networks (2 networks)
  • Unlimited Rate Plans Starting at $39.95 per month
  • Sidelines Carriers
  • Discounted International Calling

For more information please visit our website: www.nationalunlimited.com

Media Partner | Paybefore

Paybefore

Paybefore is the leading provider of information to the prepaid industry.

Our fully integrated family of media properties includes: the Paybefore NewsPaybefore News InternationalPaybefore Update, and Paybefore Legal email newsletters; the Paybefore.com online portal; and the Paybefore Magazine print publication.

Paybefore also produces the Paybefore Buyer’s Guide, Paybefore Awards, and Paybefore Awards Europe. As the prepaid industry continues to emerge and grow, Paybefore serves as a trusted partner.

Paybefore Wrap-up: April, 2012:  The Time For Mobile Payments Has Come

The Social Mobile Payments: Americas event is proud to welcome Editor-in-Chief Loraine DeBonis as Moderator of a panel discussion at our upcoming event. Bringing together industry players to discuss and debate a range of topics in a focused session. The forum will be a one-hour program featuring a distinguished panel of experts who will discuss topical issues focused around the social, mobile and payments ecosystem.

Loraine DeBonis, Editor-in-Chief

 

Loraine DeBonis is responsible for directing content and design across all of Paybefore’s media platforms: Paybefore UpdatePaybefore LegalPaybefore MagazinePaybefore NewsPaybefore News International and Paybefore Buyer’s Guide. Since joining Paybefore in 2007, DeBonis has developed relationships with industry stakeholders worldwide.

Much of her work has focused on understanding trends in the unbanked segment as well as emerging international markets. DeBonis has been an editor and writer for national magazines and newsletters for more than a decade, writing about everything from art and health to prepaid cards. Prior to joining Paybefore, DeBonis covered the prepaid card industry for SourceMedia in Chicago.

Her work has appeared in Prepaid TrendsCards & PaymentsThe Artist’s Magazine and Healthy Advice Networks. For a recent Q&A on the Arroweye Blog where she answered questions about the industry rather than asking them, click here.

DeBonis received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English, magna cum laude, from Xavier University in Cincinnati. She lives in Tennessee with her husband Alex, an English professor, and their son Sam.